Country of Origin Labels

Country of Origin Labels

A revised policy requiring more specific country-of-origin labels (COOL) on meat products is moving forward but debate continues about whether the benefits of the policy outweigh the costs.

The requirement of more specific country-of-origin labels, a ruling upheld recently in US district court, could mean that more information will be available for meat consumers to make purchasing decisions, but also could lead to economic loss for the US meat industry and its trading partners.

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